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July 2020

So Now You’re Ready: Registering Your Non-Profit

July 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Understand the elements of applying for tax exempt status for your organization in California and gain the confidence to register your nonprofit independently. Hosted by: Kia A. Harris Tattegrain, MNA, Founder of Dare Humanity

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Coffee & Community

July 8 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

A space for entrepreneurs to share stories of resiliency, strength and support during the COVID-19 crisis. This workshop will be an interactive space, so come prepared to meet and talk with other entrepreneurs and the Renaissance team. Bring your coffee or tea and we'll see you bright and early! Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions, or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of…

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Women Mean Business BOSS Ladies! Business Program & Pitch Contest (San Jose)

July 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Instructors:  Chandra Brooks, Entrepreneur & Business Coach & Leena Mendoza, Leadership & Advancement Expert BOSS Ladies! Business Program & Pitch Contest is geared towards women who have an entrepreneurial spirit and want to learn the basics of starting a business. This Webinar will meet once a Month second Thursday of the Month at 6:00 pm From June to November. The Program will end in a "Shark Tank" like presentation, each student will give a 3-5 minutes pitch using the slides…

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Legal Lunch & Learn

July 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

***After registration for this event, you will receive a waiver via Docusign to the email you signed up with. You MUST sign this waiver to attend the training. *** Are you starting or running a San Francisco Bay Area community microbusiness, but can’t afford a lawyer? Grab your lunch and join us via Zoom on Fridays at noon for an informal drop-in group discussion to help you develop or revise your legal strategy and risk management plan during these challenging…

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Boot Camp: ¡Se ágil, encuentra oportunidad en la adversidad! (San Jose)

July 11 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Free

Segunda Clase Julio 11, 2020  BootCamp "Se Ágil! Encuentra Oportunidad en la Adversidad".   A medida que la economía se recupera de la crisis creada por COVID-19, una presencia fuerte y activa en línea será esencial para la mayoría de los pequeños negocios. La habilidad de vender tus servicios o productos pueden ser la diferencia que mantenga tu negocio a flote.   ¡El Boot Camp, consta de 2 talleres  intensivos diseñados para que los participantes tengan un beneficio máximo y así…

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Working With Independent Contractor Agreements (Online)

July 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

Successful independent contractor project outcome often depends on establishing and documenting realistic expectations for contract scope, performance standards, and pricing. This interactive workshop will guide you step by step through the process of creating a simple, generic independent contractor agreement that works. We will also discuss options for dealing with the contractor performance problems facing many small business owners during this time of global pandemic and economic uncertainty, including the process of amending or modifying a contract if necessary. Although…

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How to Create Compassionate Content during a Crisis (Online)

July 15 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

Workshop: How to Create Compassionate Content during a Crisis Whether it's a localized disaster, a worldwide pandemic, a human rights movement, or a personal emergency, "business as usual" isn't always possible. In this workshop, participants will dig into methods for approaching content creation and audience engagement that respond to world events in a compassionate manner that emphasizes your brand values. Presented by Jessi Honard, co-founder of North Star Messaging + Strategy Free 1.5 hour online workshop on zoom.

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Maintain Your Tax Exempt Status: Annual Obligations

July 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Examine the state and federal filing requirements for nonprofits and retain your recognition as a tax exempt organization.

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Maintain Your Tax Exempt Status: Annual Obligations

July 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Examine the state and federal filing requirements for nonprofits and retain your recognition as a tax exempt organization. Hosted by: Kia A. Harris Tattegrain, MNA, Founder of Dare Humanity

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PPP Loan Forgiveness Webinar

July 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This workshop will cover the Payment Protection Plan loan forgiveness aspect of your PPP loan. The information presented is our best understanding of the changing PPP environment as of July 7, 2020.  Every situation is different; if you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact your financial or legal advisor. Items covered will be: Review of the Paycheck Protection Program Requirements for forgiveness PPP Deadlines What if I don’t file for forgiveness? PPP EZ Loan Forgiveness Application PPP Loan…

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Owner Pay Basics: How to Pay Yourself the Right Way from Your Business

July 16 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free

In this class, you’ll learn the common mistakes small business owners make, the numbers you need to know before you start paying yourself, key ingredients of an owner pay schedule, and how to set up that schedule to meet your goals. Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions, or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the SBA. All SBA programs or cosponsored…

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Legal Lunch & Learn

July 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

***After registration for this event, you will receive a waiver via Docusign to the email you signed up with. You MUST sign this waiver to attend the training. *** Are you starting or running a San Francisco Bay Area community microbusiness, but can’t afford a lawyer? Grab your lunch and join us via Zoom on Fridays at noon for an informal drop-in group discussion to help you develop or revise your legal strategy and risk management plan during these challenging…

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Orientation: Kickstart Your Business (East Bay/Online)

July 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

This general informational orientation session helps prepare attendees to embark on the journey of entrepreneurship. Covered are topics such as: differences between being an owner and an employee keys to being a successful entrepreneur local business resources and how to make the most out of your Renaissance experience No cost to attend. Class will be offered on Zoom. General Renaissance East Bay Orientations are offered every third Monday of the month.

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Legal Entity Choices for Our New Economy (Online)

July 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

How do you make a good legal entity choice for your business? Information about sole proprietorships, general partnerships, LLC’s, many different types of corporations, newer alternatives like co-ops and triple bottom line entities can be confusing and full of marketing hype. Did you know that the legal protection of corporations and LLC’s is NOT automatic, and you could easily end up with nothing but a cool business name and a false sense of security? This workshop walks you through a…

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RENAISSANCE ORIENTACIÓN

July 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Este taller ayuda a preparar a los asistentes para embarcarse en el viaje del emprendimiento. Aprenderá sobre los recursos disponibles para ayudarlo a comenzar y hacer crecer su negocio. ¡También habrá una prueba de autoevaluación para determinar si está listo para ser un exitoso dueño de negocio!

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Creating a Content Strategy (Online)

July 22 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

Workshop: Creating a content strategy (that doesn't make you sound like a used car salesperson) In this workshop, participants will learn how to organize their content in a way that naturally guides their audience to a product or service in a human-centered way that provides valuable solutions and builds meaningful relationships. We'll work together to develop 3-5 primary Content Pillars and discuss strategies for sharing content in an engaging way. Presented by Jessi Honard, co-founder of North Star Messaging +…

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From Brick & Mortar to Digital Storefront Using Shopify

July 22 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Free

This workshop will cover the 10 advantages of an ecommerce site verse a traditional retail stores and the cost and effort to get started on Shopify. Attendees will walk away knowing if growing their business on-line makes sense for them and the exact steps they will need to take to get a simple, beautiful and basic ecommerce store up and running in a week. Attendees will also be able to download my free resource list and sign up for my…

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KickStart Your Successful Business

July 23 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Interested in starting a business? You will learn: Lessons learned from the COVID-19. Businesses that are currently thriving. Key issues to think about---pro's and cons. The three roles of an entrepreneur. Learn about Renaissances workshops and coaching serving the SF Peninsula community. Important resources.

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Partner Event: ¡Levantando nuestras voces! (Online)

July 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

¡Levantando nuestras voces! Panel Virtual sobre Acceso a la Tecnología, Financiamiento y Autocuidado para Latinas Emprendedoras Sobre el evento: La coalición Levantando Nuestras Voces te invita, a ti, Latina emprendedora, para levantar tu voz y responder juntxs a los impactos de corto y largo plazo del COVID-19. Ven a compartir cuáles han sido tus principales retos y oportunidades de estos pasados meses, y compartiremos algunos de los principales recursos y sus beneficios para hacer frente a esta situación. Agenda *…

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Levantando Nuestras Voces panel virtual sobre acceso a la tecnología, financiamiento y autocuidado para latinas emprendedoras en tiempos del covid-19

July 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Ven a compartir cuáles han sido tus principales retos y oportunidades de estos pasados meses, y compartiremos algunos de los principales recursos y sus beneficios para hacer frente a esta situación. Jueves, 23 de Julio  @ 6pm-8pm   Via Zoom La coalición Levantando Nuestras Voces te invita a un panel virtual sobre acceso a la tecnología, financiamiento y autocuidado para latinas emprendedoras en tiempos del covid-19 Nos acompañarán:  - Madeleine Hernández, Coordinadora de Programas en Prospera - Verónica Gutiérrez, Gerente…

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